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Books published by publisher Houghton Mifflin/Clarion Books

  • Balloons over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade

    Melissa Sweet

    Hardcover (Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, Nov. 1, 2011)
    2012 Robert F. Sibert Medal Winner Winner of the 2012 NCTE Orbis Pictus Award Everyone’s a New Yorker on Thanksgiving Day, when young and old rise early to see what giant new balloons will fill the skies for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Who first invented these “upside-down puppets”? Meet Tony Sarg, puppeteer extraordinaire! In brilliant collage illustrations, the award-winning artist Melissa Sweet tells the story of the puppeteer Tony Sarg, capturing his genius, his dedication, his zest for play, and his long-lasting gift to America—the inspired helium balloons that would become the trademark of Macy’s Parade.
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  • The Lord of the Rings

    J. R. R. Tolkien, Alan Lee

    Hardcover (Houghton Mifflin, March 3, 1988)
    The three volumes that make up Tolkien's epic classic The Lord of the Rings are here presented in their standard cloth editions including large format fold-out maps and an extensive appendices. Set contains The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King, with jackets and a box designed by celebrated illustrator Alan Lee.
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  • The Complete Tales of Uncle Remus

    Joel Chandler Harris, Richard Chase

    Hardcover (Houghton Mifflin, May 27, 2002)
    It’s been more than a hundred years since the publication of the first Uncle Remus book, and it was in 1955 that all of the delightful and inimitable tales of Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, Brer Bear, and Brer Wolf were gathered together in one volume. All of the animal tales from eight books are here, along with the illustrations which originally accompanied them.
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  • The Mysteries of Harris Burdick

    Chris Van Allsburg

    Hardcover (Houghton Mifflin, Sept. 24, 1984)
    Fourteen black-and-white drawings, each accompanied by a title and a caption, entice readers to make up his or her own story.
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  • Geometry

    Ray C. Jurgensen, Richard G. Brown, John W. Jurgensen

    Hardcover (Houghton Mifflin, Aug. 16, 2000)
    An excelent book for learning geometry.
  • Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America

    Roger Tory Peterson

    Paperback (Houghton Mifflin Co, Aug. 1, 2008)
    Houghton Mifflin Peterson Field Guide Birds Na by Peterson Field Guides - 9780618966141
  • Guerilla Marketing: Easy and Inexpensive Strategies for Making Big Profits from Your Small Business

    Jay Conrad Levinson, Jeannie Levinson, Amy Levinson

    Paperback (Houghton Mifflin, May 22, 2007)
    When Guerrilla Marketing was first published in 1983, Jay Levinson revolutionized marketing strategies for the small-business owner with his take-no-prisoners approach to finding clients. Based on hundreds of solid ideas that really work, Levinson’s philosophy has given birth to a new way of learning about market share and how to gain it. In this completely updated and expanded fourth edition, Levinson offers a new arsenal of weaponry for small-business success including* strategies for marketing on the Internet (explaining when and precisely how to use it)* tips for using new technology, such as podcasting and automated marketing * programs for targeting prospects and cultivating repeat and referral business* management lessons in the age of telecommuting and freelance employeesGuerrilla Marketing is the entrepreneur’s marketing bible -- and the book every small-business owner should have on his or her shelf.
  • Buford the Little Bighorn

    Bill Peet

    Paperback (Houghton Mifflin, March 15, 1967)
    Buford's giant horns cause him all sorts of problems and even force him to leave his mountainside home, but eventually they make him a hero on the ski slopes.
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  • King of the Cats : a ghost story

    Paul. Jacobs, Joseph, Galdone

    Unknown Binding (Houghton Mifflin/Clarion Books, Feb. 3, 1980)
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  • Zathura

    Chris Van Allsburg

    Hardcover (Houghton Mifflin, Oct. 28, 2002)
    On the last page of the Caldecott-winning book Jumanji, young Danny Budwing is seen running after his brother, Walter, with a game tucked under his arm. Now after twenty years, Chris Van Allsburg is ready to reveal what happens when Danny and Walter roll the dice. This time the name of the game is Zathura and the battling Budwing boys are in for the ride of their lives. Zathura unleashes intergalactic challenges that require even the quarreling Budwing brothers to work as a team.
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  • Balloons over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade

    Melissa Sweet

    Hardcover (Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, Nov. 1, 2011)
    2012 Robert F. Sibert Medal Winner Winner of the 2012 NCTE Orbis Pictus Award Everyone’s a New Yorker on Thanksgiving Day, when young and old rise early to see what giant new balloons will fill the skies for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Who first invented these “upside-down puppets”? Meet Tony Sarg, puppeteer extraordinaire! In brilliant collage illustrations, the award-winning artist Melissa Sweet tells the story of the puppeteer Tony Sarg, capturing his genius, his dedication, his zest for play, and his long-lasting gift to America—the inspired helium balloons that would become the trademark of Macy’s Parade.
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  • Kaufman Field Guide to Nature of the Midwest

    Kenn Kaufman, Kimberly Kaufman, Jeff Sayre

    Paperback (Houghton Mifflin, May 5, 2015)
    The only field guide to bring along to identify the birds, mammals, trees, wildflowers, insects, reptiles, amphibians, fish, spiders, mushrooms, ferns, rocks, and sky of the MidwestEven if we focus on certain things in the outdoors, most of us are curious about everything else that might turn up. Serious birders, botanists, and entomologists all have their specialized guides, but this book is the guide to “everything else"—the one guide to take when you go out for a walk. Wow, that’s a cool-looking mushroom. Wonder what it is. Hey, look at that weird insect.Birds, mammals, trees, wildflowers, insects, reptiles, amphibians, fish, spiders, mushrooms, ferns, grasses, even constellations overhead and rocks underfoot—it’s all here. With authoritative yet broad coverage, nontechnical language, and more than two thousand color photographs, this book is an essential reference for nature lovers living in or visiting Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa.